y mind however, little probability that this will be done, or can be done.
It is likely that the council of Generals-- composed of Burnside, Summer, Hooker, and Franklin — now meeting at this house, will shake this determination, as I know they are all opposed to the measure.
Indeed, one has only to go over to Fredericksburg, whre killed.
After the General had left the locality the friendly intercourse was renewed, and butternuts and blue uniforms freely mingled.
About this time Gen. Franklin dispatched a flag of truce, which the enemy immediately recognized, and the exchange of the dead bodies was resumed and continued until completed.
On Mondthe latter, however, fell into the bands of the enemy.
The total loss in killed and wounded, it is estimated, will be from 10,000 to 12,000.
In the attack of Gen Franklin on the left we had 443 killed, 3,343 wounded, and 1,900 missing. The only redeeming feature in the sad and fruitless loss of life and limb is the bravery and c